WVU men set for physical K-State

There was, shall we say, a new hitch in West Virginia University’s giddy-up, as practice began Friday afternoon, a lot of shouting, hand-clapping and the kind of enthusiasm you wouldn’t expect from a team that two days earlier had traveled to Texas, played a bruising overtime game, had their travel plans scrambled and hadn’t returned home until 7 the next morning.

But there they were, riding the crest of that first-ever Big 12 victory, running through drills that were more like football Oklahoma drills than anything Dr. James Naismith ever had in mind as they readied themselves for yet another war of attrition at 1:30 p.m. today at the Coliseum against a physical Kansas State team that leads the nation in offensive rebounding.

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Play of Noreen contagious

There isn’t a coach anywhere in the basketball world who doesn’t revere talent above all else in a player.

Oh, they may talk about the importance of heart and leadership and helping elderly women across the street, but nothing replaces a 40-inch vertical leap or an unerring jump shot from the corner with a hand in your face.

Kevin Noreen?

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QB coach Spavital bolts for Texas A&M

West Virginia University needs a quarterback to replace Geno Smith.

And now the Mountaineers need someone to coach him.

Early Thursday morning, WVU quarterback coach Jake Spavital confirmed to CBSSports.com in Dallas that he had accepted the job of quarterback coach and co-offensive coordinator at Texas A&M.

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